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- 38.1.4: Sequence and describe the stages of the menstrual cycle.
- 38.1.5: What might happen to sperm production if a male has a high fever?
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Solutions for Chapter 38.1: Human Reproductive Systems
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Annual mean temperature
An average of the 12 monthly temperature means.
The tendency of a mineral to break along planes of weak bonding.
A term used to describe intrusive igneous masses that form parallel to the bedding of the surrounding rock.
The lifting and removal of loose material by wind.
The variation of an ellipse from a circle.
A layer of water in which there is a high rate of change in salinity in the vertical dimension.
An instrument designed to measure relative humidity.
A soil lacking horizons.
The area where land and sea meet and overlap; the zone between high and low tides.
A complex zone of ionized gases that coincides with the lower portion of the thermosphere.
Localized convective lifting
Unequal surface heating that causes localized pockets of air (thermals) to rise because of their buoyancy.
Resource that forms or accumulates over such long time spans that it must be considered as fixed in total quantity.
A magnetic field that is the same as that which exists at present.
Oceanic ridge system
A continuous elevated zone on the floor of all the major ocean basins and varying in width from 500 to 5,000 kilometers (300–3,000 miles). The rifts at the crests of ridges represent divergent plate boundaries.
One in which both matter and energy flow into and out of the system. Most natural systems are of this type.
The radioactive isotope of carbon, which is produced continuously in the atmosphere and is used in dating events from the very recent geologic past (the last few tens of thousands of years).
The end moraine marking the farthest advance of a glacier.
A small, very intense cyclonic storm with exceedingly high winds, most often produced along cold fronts in conjunction with severe thunderstorms.
Tropical wet and dry
A climate that is transitional between the wet tropics and the subtropical steppes.
A bench or shelf in the bedrock at sea level, cut by wave erosion.